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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TRIAL JUDGE’S REASONS FOR JUDGMENT IN CRIMINAL CASES

by Alexander Ostroff In criminal trials heard by a judge alone, sitting without a jury, the reasons provided for his or her decision are particularly important. The Supreme Court has held that the trial judge has a duty to give reasons in non-jury criminal trials. Please share…

DUI Lawyers Toronto & Across Ontario

The most important decision for any person facing a DUI or drinking and driving charge is to hire the right law firm. This decision should never be delayed: The sooner you hire the right firm, the odds of winning your case increase. Winning your drinking and driving case means: Keeping your driver’s license Avoiding a […]

Criminal Trials

LCP lawyers have unparalleled experience in the defence of criminal charges at the Ontario Court and Superior Court of Justice in Ontario. We represent clients on all criminal charges throughout Ontario, especially in Toronto, Brampton, Newmarket, Oshawa and London. Most often, these charges include domestic assault, operating a vehicle while impaired or ‘over 80′, white […]

THE CASE FOR THE PRELIMINARY INQUIRY

by Brian Eberdt Last month, the federal government announced Bill C-75, which is legislation that would change many sections of the Criminal Code. They would change how juries are selected, how bail hearings are conducted, sentencing, and the availability of preliminary inquiries. The reaction to Bill C-75 has been significant and mixed. The reaction from […]

What to do if the police are looking for you?

Q: What to do if the police are looking for you: With Reasonable Doubt A: As a criminal defence lawyer, I am often contacted by people before they have been arrested with a criminal offence. The events that occur between the time when an offence is alleged to have occurred and an accused person appearing before […]

Social Response to our #MeToo Campaign

We have received hundreds of comments in response to Ms. Mamo’s article (see below). Lockyer Campbell Posner does not support or endorse any of these comments and has posted them for discussion purposes only. Our official reply is as follows Since the publication of Alexandra Mamo’s article, we have received a great deal of feedback, […]

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CALL (844) 395-4084 REQUEST CONSULTATION >> EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS   LCP is a leading Canadian Criminal Defence Law firm that was established in 2005. Its founding partners have a century of combined experience in defending the most challenging criminal cases in Canada. Based in Toronto, LCP represents clients on all criminal, regulatory and provincial offences at […]

LUKIS ANDERSON: ALMOST WRONGLY CONVICTED BY HIS OWN DNA

by Gabriel Gross-Stein On November 29, 2012, Raveesh Kumar was killed during the robbery of his California home. He was tied up and gagged by the robbers, and suffocated because the duct tape covered his nose and mouth. Three weeks later, Lukis Anderson was charged with the murder. His DNA had been found underneath Kumar’s […]

THE NEW ADMISSIBILITY CALCULUS FOR BREATH TEST RESULTS OBTAINED IN VIOLATION OF THE CHARTER: R. V. JENNINGS

by Richard Posner A police officer who reasonably suspects that a person is operating a motor vehicle with alcohol in his or her body may, by demand made forthwith, require that person to provide a suitable sample of breath into an approved screening device, known as an “ASD”. These devices are approved by Parliament and […]

Impaired Driving: Why You Need A Skilled Lawyer for Your DUI Offence

Operating a motor vehicle while your ability is impaired by alcohol is a serious criminal offence in Canada. Equally serious is the related offence of operating a motor vehilce with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of your blood. So too is the offence of failing or refusing to provide a breath […]